Home front – November 22

Red Deer area seniors are invited to listen to a former player of the Edmonton Eskimos. Garry Lefebvre will talk at the Seniors Multi Church Monthly Luncheon on Wednesday at Living Stones Church in Red Deer.

Red Deer area seniors are invited to listen to a former player of the Edmonton Eskimos. Garry Lefebvre will talk at the Seniors Multi Church Monthly Luncheon on Wednesday at Living Stones Church in Red Deer. Bring a friend or a neighbour. The event runs from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the church at 2020 40th Ave. Cost is $8 at the door.

Alberta youth can win cash prizes by making posters about consumer issues and submitting them by Nov. 30. The seventh annual Alberta Consumer Champion Awards is accepting submissions of original posters to raise awareness about consumer issues affecting Alberta’s youth. The contest is open to those aged 15 to 18 and the deadline is 4 p.m. on Nov. 30. First place prize is $1000, second place $500 and third place $250. The Alberta Consumer Champion Awards recognizes individuals, organizations, businesses and media demonstrating commitment and innovation in educating Alberta consumers and promoting fairness in the Alberta marketplace. More information and contest rules are available online at www.servicealberta.ca/547.cfm.

West Park residents can see and comment on the city’s revised neighbourhood redevelopment plans on Wednesday. The city hosts an information session from 5 to 8 p.m., with a presentation at 5:30 p.m. at St. Martin de Porres School at 3911 57A Ave. Residents’ concerns about parks and recreation spaces and zoning expressed at a recent meeting prompted the revisions. The area redevelopment plan is available online at www.reddeer.ca/westpark and inquiries can be directed to city senior planner Jordan Furness by emailing jordan.furness@reddeer.ca.

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